Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
protests in the united states. this is video from cairo. protesters in the streets throwing rocks at the military. the military had been constructing a concrete barricade to protect the u.s. embassy there. bracing for a rally after morning prayer today. 11 u.s. compounds have been under attack. one protester has also been killed. the protests are over a film made here in the u.s. considered blasphemous to islam. the protests have spread from libya and egypt to yemen, iran, and iraq. some groups in dcairo are condemning the violence but calling for a peaceful million man rally today. there are worries that protest could turn violent. the fbi is now overseas and investigating the man as well who posted this film online. he is from california. he was on probation and not supposed to be on the internet. back to you. >>> the bodies of ambassador chris stevens, foreign service officer sean smith, and former navy s.e.a.l.s glen doherty and tyrone woods arrived in germany. >>> what was supposed to be a moment of silence turned into a tense moment at mitt romney's rally in fairfax yesterda
Sep 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
might think you are dividing the united states and you're understand estimating 47% of the population. >> my campaign is about the 100% of america and i'm concerned about them. >> reporter: romney's 47% comment could hurt him come election day. gallop has released a new poll that shows many americans are turned off by what he said. a third of voters surveyed say they're less likely to vote for romney because of what he said. 20% say his words make them more likely to vote for him. 43% say it won't make a difference. romney says he was talking about how the president's economic policies have led more americans to seek government help. >> the president cares about the people of america. i care about the people of america. but he doesn't know what it takes to help the people of america and i do. i do. i'll get them working again with a brighter, prosperous future. >> reporter: president obama gets his day at the forum. in washington, susan mcginnis, 9 news now. >> both mitt romney and president obama will campaign in florida today. there's a new poll out showing the president has a five-
Sep 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
economic expansion in the history of the united states. that would produce $500 billion in revenue. >> reporter: allen opposes any tax increases. >> you ought to start off with what the house passed and then look at ideas like reforming our tax code to make -- close loopholes and more competitive. >> reporter: and allen criticized kain e for this answer about who should pay federal taxes. >> i would be open to a proposal that would have a minimum tax level for anyone but i would insist that the 47% pay higher taxes than mitt romney does. >> reporter: allen replayed -- >> reporter: this is going to be a close race, it's a neck and neck race. >> reporter: in tysons, peck by the fox, 9news now -- peggy fox, 9news now. >> the district will be hosting the inauguration on january 21 cost the reparation for the -- 21st and the preparation started thursday. construction is now officially underway on the platform where the oath of office will be taken four months from today. made you work. >> uh-huh. >> there's evidence right there. >> exactly. >>> so it's going to be a beauty today howard?
Sep 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
picked up the president of the united states. >> i was wondering about that. >>> as the days tick down to the general election, both president obama and mitt romney bringing in big bucks. the president slightly outraised romney in august, bringing in $114 million. the republican nominee raised $111 million. he had outraised president obama in the three previous months. this was the third straight month romney raised more than $100 million. >>> congress will return to work offer a five week vacation. lawmakers head back to capitol hill with a laundry list of bills to consider. topping the list is the bush era tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year. the other is a farm bill that will give millions to loans and grants. the money will help those affected by the devastating drought this summer. that bill also includes funding for food stamp programs. >>> robert griffin iii making quite a first impression on the nfl. rg3 threw two touchdown passes in his redskins debut yesterday, led the burgundy and gold to a 40-32 win over the saints. he was the only one of five rookie quarterbacks